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Paul Ince has criticised Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston for sacking him via text message this week.
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Wigan have signed Newcastle utility man James Perch on a four-year-deal for an undisclosed fee thought to be around £700,000.
Perch told the Championship club's official website, wiganlatics.co.uk: "It feels great to be here with a new challenge ahead of me, and I'm very excited at getting that started."
SPORT Dave Whelan confirms Owen Coyle has agreed to become the new manager of Wigan Athletic #wafc
Sky Sports are reporting that Wigan Athletic have offered Owen Coyle the job as their next manager.
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Blackburn Rovers have released the following statement regarding the management team at the club:
"Blackburn Rovers FC has today announced that Gary Bowyer and Terry McPhillips will remain in charge of first team affairs until the end of January.
This decision follows discussions between the Owners, Directors and Global Advisor.
The club would like to take this opportunity to thank Gary, Terry and the rest of the staff for their sterling efforts over recent days which have helped produce two successive and important league victories.
The club's search for a new permanent manager will continue in earnest."